Ships hit during WWI

Venezuela

NameVenezuela
TypeSteamer
GRT730 tons
Country  French
Built1907
BuilderBow, McLachlan & Co., Ltd., Paisley
Operatorunknown French owners
HistoryOwned by Cia. Argentina de Navegacion (Nicolas Mihanovich), Ltda., Buenos Aires from 1910 to 1918, when first sold to Dodero Hermanos, Buenos Aires and then again to French owners.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Venezuela


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
114 Mar 1918UB 59 (Erwin Wa├čner)Sunknear the Isle of Wight

Swansea - Rouen



Sunk with all hands and posted as missing.


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